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National Symbols of Great Britain

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  1. 1. National symbols of Great Britain Here you can check your understanding of national symbols in Great Britain
  2. 2. What is the capital of Northern Ireland? London Cardiff Belfast
  3. 3. What is the floral symbol of England? Red rose Thistle Daffodil
  4. 4. Red Rose  Earlier, it decorated the arms of the House of Lancaster. The Lancastrians argued for the throne of England with the Yorkists whose arms had a white rose. The war for the throne between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists became known in the history of the country as the War of the Red and White rose.  It lasted 30 years (1455-1485).  When the Lancastrians won the war, their arms of the Red Rose became the symbol of the whole England.
  5. 5. What is the floral symbol of Wales? Shamrock Thistle Daffodil
  6. 6. Symbols of Wales  The Welsh symbol is the vegetable called the Leek (or, on occasion, the flower, the daffodil). The patron saint of Wales, David, ate only leeks and bread.  In memory of this Christian saint, the leek became the symbol of Wales. Daffodils which burst into flames by the 1st of march celebrate the revered Welsh saint.
  7. 7. What is the flag of Scotland?
  8. 8. What is the flag of Wales?
  9. 9. Who is a patron of Scotland? St.Patrick St.George St.Andrew

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